insights and advice

ICYMI: The best of ‘22 blog roundup

2022 has been a year, so you’re forgiven if you haven’t had a chance to read all of our blogs. As our holiday gift to you, we’ve rounded up some of our best blogs. From practical tips on wooing customers and mastering SEO to future-proofing your business and using TikTok …

railways cafe
food, drink and hospitality

Full steam ahead for Railways, the (not-so-little) restaurant that could

Railways restaurant is more than just the story of a guy with a monkey on his back (literally), it’s an epic tale that transcends the mundane.

finances and funding

Banting Baker Gigi: How this stuntwoman flipped to ruling a keto empire

This queen of keto is a badass business warrior who pulled off the greatest entrepreneurial stunt of all: HYPERGROWTH during lockdown!


Yoco Meets | Women in Business: Thriving as Underdogs

At our Yoco Meets dedicated to women in business, these inspiring entrepreneurs shared their tips for beating the odds and thriving as an underdog.


It’s Time to Grow. Announcing our Series C Funding Round!

We are proud to announce that we have secured over R1.2 billion in funding. A big step towards realising our vision of Open Commerce.

MBV emporium
retail businesses

MBV Emporium: a dream shop filled with conversation starters

Vanessa Govender’s MBV Emporium is the manifestation of her lifelong passion for collecting and sharing beauty, thriving no matter the odds!

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Yoco to adjust team size in response to COVID-19 recovery outlook

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way


Using TikTok for small businesses: is it a hit or a miss?

Meet the Yoco Neo: here are 10 things you should know


Social Media: How to Communicate During a Crisis


Yoco for WooCommerce | From sign up to set up in less than 10 minutes

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.

The elevator pitch has left the building


Special Risk Cover: How Sasria can help protect your small business from riots

How to run your small business with the Yoco Business Portal

What’s Your Y? | 5 things we learned at Yoco Meets


The strategic advantages of being an underdog in entrepreneurship

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

5 tips to increase retail sales this (Covid-19) Christmas

Yoco Capital

Everything you need to know about using Yoco Capital to level up

yoco khumo

7 money management tips for first-time entrepreneurs


Five cash saving tips you probably haven’t thought of

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

Kim K Apparel

From offshore rigs to home-grown fashion: South Africa’s own Kim K

How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

yoco online payment

5 reasons why Yoco online payment products are the business – literally


Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

working from home

15 e-commerce terms you need to know to get started

Eight things you didn’t know the Yoco App could do

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale: Reporting and Receipt Features

How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 2

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business


Basic steps to improving your online visibility without an e-commerce store

Flip your marketing strategy in time for silly season | Part 1

Christmas decorations in an article about preparing your business for the festive season.

Get your small business ready for the festive season

An image of a store open sign in an article about opening a retail store.

How to open a retail shop

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How to stay connected through the COVID-19 outbreak